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Uber test case may have NZ fallout
Uber test case may have NZ fallout

Uber may look twice at contracts it has here in New Zealand if a US court rules its 200,000 Californian drivers are employees…

Unemployment ticks up to 5.9pc

The jobless rate is up as the number of new jobs created fails to keep pace with an expanding population.

Uber driver case is a test for 'sharing-economy'

An Uber case debating employee or independent contractor status is significant for other firms in the sharing economy.

Editorial: Flu jab rebels should get another job

It beggars belief that any nurses employed in public hospitals would be allowed to decline vaccinations against winter flu…

Fired for not getting jab
Fired for not getting jab

One worker has now been sacked for defying a new hard-line policy forcing unvaccinated Waikato District Health Board staff…

Perfect job is steering sustainability
Perfect job is steering sustainability

Abbie Reynolds says she has the perfect job.

Microsoft to invest in Uber
Microsoft to invest in Uber

Microsoft has agreed to invest about US$100 million ($152 million) in Uber Technologies at a valuation of around US$50 billion…

Council boss' $900 meal bill slammed
Council boss' $900 meal bill slammed

An Auckland Council boss who splashed out more than $900 on restaurant meals and drinks on his work credit card has sparked…

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Facebook on diversity
Facebook on diversity

Facebook has announced that other companies can use its internal diversity training. But is this a case…

Chris Till: Time to put the human back into HR

We need to return to a leadership land where we put people ahead of money, short-term opportunism and pure shareholder interest…

Businesses most pessimistic in 6 years

New Zealand business confidence fell for a second month, to the most pessimistic in six years, led by the agricultural sector…

Bev Cassidy-Mackenzie: Country's most diverse city lacks diversity in governance

Whilst it is perhaps not surprising to read the facts revealed in Bernard Orsman's piece Auckland's Super City club: Who's…

Anthony Russell: Whistleblowers should be paid for disclosing secrets
Anthony Russell: Whistleblowers should be paid for disclosing secrets

New Zealand could actively encourage the disclosure of serious wrongdoing by financially incentivising…

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